Happy Typewriter Day!

Typewriter Day…who knew? I didn’t know either, until last year when I discovered the blog The Typosphere, that June 23 is Typewriter Day — the anniversary of the granting of the U.S. patent to Christopher Latham Sholes in 1868. Just in time for Typewriter Day comes this article in Salon about the renaissance of the typewriter — and, …

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Artists helping animals

I loved reading this article on Ashland artist Dana Feagin, Animal Artists Who Give Back, an inspiring look at an artist who is using her talents to help animals. Dana not only paints adorable portraits of the animals who have been rescued and are up for adoption at Jacksonville, Oregon’s Sanctuary One; she also donates …

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Ashland Book & Author Festival 2012!

We’re thrilled to be participating in the Ashland Book and Author Festival on June 23, 2012, from 10a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hannon Library on the campus of Southern Oregon University — and hope you’ll join us! The festival, sponsored by the S.M.A.R.T. (Start Making a Reader Today) pre-K through 3rd grade literacy group and …

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Ashland Creek Press, Year One

A little more than a year ago, we officially founded Ashland Creek Press. We began by publishing my own book, The Tourist Trail, then realized we’d like to see a lot more out there just like it — books that focus on a changing planet and how we as humans can play a positive role. …

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